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Corpus Christi Medical Center

Assistant Supply Chain Director

Corpus Christi, TX, United States
Full-time  No Weekends  December 13, 2019
Category: Directors and Managers • Job ID: 08750-18014

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SHIFT: No Weekends

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Take your career in the right direction – join us at HealthTrust.  Amidst the fast-changing dynamics of healthcare within HealthTrust and our parent company (HCA – Hospital Corporation of America), come work as a Assistant Supply Chain Director to put into practice sustainable, practical solutions that will ultimately transform patient care and the communities we support.


HealthTrust delivers supply chain, workforce, and clinical integration services to help healthcare providers improve performance with superior pricing and operator-driven practices. This is accomplished by hiring professionals like you! 

A seven-time recipient of a “Champion for Change” award from Practice Greenhealth, HealthTrust actively encourages and enables ecologically responsible purchasing alongside fully embracing a culture of integrity and a code of ethics.

We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401(k), paid time off, medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment.

The Assistant Director of Supply Chain Operations is responsible for the daily operations of all functions assigned by the Supply Chain Director within the facility. It is generally anticipated that the Assistant Director will be assigned all supply chain responsibilities for selected campuses within the facility. The Assistant Director of Supply Chain Operations assists in integrating the department’s services with the hospital’s primary functions, develops/implements policies and procedures that guide or support service, assesses and improves department performance, and ensures orientation and continuing education of departmental staff as assigned. This person may recommend resources/space needed by the department and may participate in the selection of outside services in conjunction with the Director of Supply Chain Operations. They serve as a key promoter of the Service Center, which strives to meet and exceed the needs of its customers. 

The position is located at Corpus Christi Medical Center in Corpus Christi, TX. Corpus Christi Medical Center is a healthcare system of hospitals in Corpus Christi and the surrounding Coastal Bend community. Our hospitals and emergency centers are ready to provide the care you need, whether you arrive as an ER patient or just make a regular appointment for a mammogram. Doctors, nurses, medical professionals and all our staff members are ready to help you with the kind of care you need and appreciate. Our programs are state of the art and we have the quality awards to prove it. But they mean nothing without our people. Our team of more than 1,200 medical professionals and over 600 medical staff members make Corpus Christi Medical Center what it is: The premier location–and your partner–for healthcare right here and all of South Texas.  

What you will do in this role:

  • Lead and manage all facility Supply Chain activities

  • Manage the profit and loss of the facility Supply Chain operations 

  • Execute the infrastructure project plan for the facility. This includes the implementation of the standardization programs for all supply chain functions, SMART cleanup, master file standardization, online requisitioning, and EDI.

  • Facilitate the implementation of market based purchasing projects at the facility  

  • Execute the implementation and operational plan for all of the point of use systems 

  • Coordinate and drive efforts to enable supply improvement initiatives (SII) to succeed within the facility 

  • Facilitate the standardization of products and optimize supply utilization through effective collaboration with physicians and clinicians 

  • Manage the facility implementation plan, identify and mitigate risks (leverage lessons learned, utilize proactive communication techniques), and monitor resource allocations to ensure successful execution of plan  

  • Execute the Supply Chain Performance Measurement plan at the facility and report these results to the Director of Supply Chain Operations in an accurate and timely manner  

  • Actively seek ways to control costs without compromising patient safety, quality of care of the services delivered 


• Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Healthcare Administration, Finance, or similar.                                         

• Minimum of three years' hospital management experience.                                                                              

• Strong leadership background in order to manage staff and guide teams toward desired outcomes.                                                                                     

Competence in setting high performance standards in order to deliver leading quality services in a hospital setting.                                                                                                                                                                                            

• Proficient in proactively prioritizing needs within Supply Chain operations and managing resources for effective project management.

Healthtrust’s parent company, HCA Healthcare, ranks on Fortune’s list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years and HCA ranks in the Fortune 100. In addition, Ethisphere named HCA as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. We want you to join our tradition of excellence. Intrigued? We’d love to hear from you.

If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified, you will hear from one of our managers. We are actively interviewing so apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.



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